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Trivia

  • First episode in the meteor shower story arc.
  • This is the first episode of South Park to not feature all four main characters, as it is focusing on Eric Cartman exclusively.
  • This is the only episode of the trilogy without Kyle.
  • This the first appearance of Skyler and The Lords of The Underworld.
  • It is implied that Skyler is over 18 years old and Shelly is 12. This kind of relationship is illegal in the United States.
  • After Shelly Marsh destroys Skyler guitar and puts it in the cat litter, the name of the litter box reads "Kitty" however when Skyler picks up the broken Guitar the litter box says "Kitty Poo Poo".
  • The fat orange and black cat in the alley looks quite a bit like Garfield.
  • The music that Mr. Kitty plays on the stereo is the same as the one in the gay animal disco in "Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride".
  • In the cat party, Mr. Kitty's butt is peach for some seconds.
  • The cats are doing Catnip like lines of Cocaine, orgies and cocaine parties are a stereotype of the 1970s.
  • When Cartman snaps a photo of Shelly kissing Skyler he shouts "Ha ha, charade you are! Looks like you're the turd now!" This is a play on a lyric from the Pink Floyd song Pigs (Three Different Ones) from their 1977 album Animals. This becomes a running catch phrase of Eric's in future episodes.

References to Popular Culture

Wild Wild West

Cartman is playing Wild Wild West, which was released in theaters June 30, 1999 less than a month after this episode aired. The movie starred Will Smith and was based on the 1965 television series The Wild Wild West. All of Eric Cartmans toys take on roles from the movie.

  • Rumpertumskin as Arliss Loveless. He kidnaps the President of the United States and Rita Escobar.
  • Clyde Frog - U.S. Marshal Artemus Gordon.
  • Polly Prissypants - Rita Escobar played by Salma Hayek.
  • Eric Cartman - U.S. Marshall James West played by Will Smith.
  • Eric sings a bastardization of the theme song Wild Wild West Rap originally performed by Will Smith. The song describes characters and events of the movie.
  • Clyde Frog is used to make a sexual innuendo out of "slip 'n' slide" towards Polly Prissypants.

Turd Puns

Shelly uses many "turd" puns to convey her contempt of Eric while in charge at his house.

  • Turd Man of Alcatraz - Bird Man of Alcatraz was a movie based on an actual event of a prisoner that escaped from Alcatraz island prison.
  • Richard the Turd - Is a name of a Shakespeare play as well as a King of England from 1883 - 1885.
  • Turd Rock from the Sun - An American sit-com that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC.
  • Astro-turd - Astro-turf, a type of artificial grass used in sports stadiums in place of real grass.
  • Turdle Dove - Turtle Dove a type of bird found in Eastern Europe and Northern African continents. Referenced in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas".

Movie and TV References

  • Dateline NBC - Cartman likens Shelly's abuses like "those nanny videos on TV", this is in reference to nanny abuse videos exposed on NBC news series airing at the time.
  • Aliens - Cartman was watching this 1986 film, the scene was identical to a similar scene (and the line "They mostly come out at night... Mostly") was directly from the movie. He uses that line many times in many different ways, such as to describe a meteor shower.
  • Friends - Shelly changes the channel to a sit-com that ran from 1994-2004.
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - Cartman tells Mr. Kitty that she is his only hope in much the same way that Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) does in when she records a message asking Obi-Wan Kenobi for help into R2D2.
  • The Wild Animal Program that Cartman watches is a parody of the Wild Kingdom a nature series that ran from 1963 to 1988.

Hidden Visitor(s)

Behind Ripley when Cartman is watching "Aliens."
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